Logistics and Supply Chain Course Descriptions

(ACNT-1303) Introduction to Accounting

A study of analyzing, classifying, and recording business transactions in a manual and computerized (QuickBooks) setting. Emphasis on understanding the complete accounting cycle, preparing basic financial statements, bank reconciliations, payroll and basic small business income tax issues.

(BCIS-1305) Business Computer Applications

Business Computer Applications will cover computer terminology, hardware, software, operating systems, and information systems relating to the business environment.  The focus of this course is on business application of software, including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, and business-oriented utilization of the Internet.

(BMGT-1327) Principles of Management

To survive and thrive, today’s managers have to think and act strategically. Today’s customers are well educated aware of their options, and demanding of excellence. For this reason, managers today must think constantly about how to build a capable workforce and manage in a way that delivers the goods and services that provide the best possible value to the customer. To this standard managers and organizations must succeed. This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the theories, principles, concepts and essentials of management. This course also covers how good managers make organizations successful by building competitive advantages in the forms of cost competitiveness, quality, speed and innovation.

(BMGT-1341) Business Ethics

The course introduces students to ethical issues today’s business managers are confronted with and provides a practical and analytical foundation for business and stakeholder relationships.

(BMGT-2388) Internship – Business Administration and Management, General I

A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

(BMGT-2309) Leadership

Concepts of leadership and its relationship to management. Prepares the student with leadership and communication skills needed to motivate and identify leadership styles.

BUSI-1301 Business Principles

This course will provide you with information about business operations and business vocabulary and it will help you identify fields of business that are suited to your interests and talents. Subject matter includes an analysis of the specialized fields within the business organization. The course covers concepts of business, management functions, organizational considerations, and decision-making processes. This course is beneficial to business majors and non-business majors. There are no prerequisite courses. Principles of Management is a good next course for business majors.

(BUSI-2301) Business Law I

The course is designed to provide the student with in-depth information concerning our system of law and its impact upon the day-to-day operations of businesses and business related transactions. The student should become thoroughly familiar with the legal system as well as with the law of contracts and the impact of the Uniform Commercial Code upon the sale and transfer of goods.

(BUSI-2305) Business Statistics

This course is designed for students majoring in business. Topics include organization of measurements, determining measures of central tendency, variability, counting, probability, statistical inference, hypothesis testing (large and small samples), simple and multiple regression and correlation, nonparametric methods, and time series.

(ECON-2302) Principles of Microeconomics

Students who complete this course will be able to understand: the basic concepts of scarcity and opportunity cost; the forces of demand and supply and how they interact to determine an equilibrium price, how and why equilibrium prices might change and their impact on resource allocation; the theory of consumer behavior; the theory of the firm; and the theoretical market structures of perfect competition and monopoly.

(EDUC-1300) Learning Framework: Effective Strategies for College Success

Upon successful completion of this course students will Increase their level of knowledge and active use of the following factors which affect learning: a model of effective learning, past experiences and attitudes in educational settings, learning modalities and types of intelligence, personal patterns and habits, goal-setting process and practices, and motivational strategies.

(ENGL-2311) Technical and Business Writing

Principles, techniques, and skills needed to conduct scientific, technical, or business writing. Instruction in the writing of reports, letters, in the preparation and presentation of oral reports, and other exercises applicable to a wide range of disciplines and careers. Emphasis on clarity, conciseness, and accuracy of expression. Research techniques, information design, effective use of graphics, and preparation and presentation of oral reports will be covered.

(IBUS 1301) Principles of Exports

Export management processes and procedures. Includes governmental controls and compliance, licensing of products, documentation, commercial invoices, and traffic procedures. Emphasizes human and public relations, management of personnel, finance, and accounting procedures.

(IBUS 1305) Introduction to International Business and Trade
This course presents basic issues such as theories of international business, exchange rates, managing diversity and the impact of social values and cultural differences, economic variables in international decision-making, corporate-government relations, asset management, marketing and production in the international company are included.

(IBUS 1341) Global Supply Chain Management
International purchasing or sourcing. Includes the advantages and the barriers of purchasing internationally, global sourcing, procurement technology, and purchasing processes. Emphasizes issues of contract administration, location, and evaluation of foreign suppliers, total cost approach, exchange fluctuations, customs procedures, and related topics.

(IBUS 2341) Intercultural Management
Cross-cultural comparisons of management and communications processes. Emphasizes cultural geographic distinctions and antecedents that affect individual, group, and organizational behavior. May include sociocultural demographics, economics, technology, political-legal issues, negotiations, and processes of decision making in the international cultural environment.

 Language, Philosophy, and Culture or Creative Arts

Select a 3 credit hour course from one of these programs.

Select HIST 2312, HUMA 1302, PHIL 1304, or a course from the Language, Philosophy and Culture, or Creative Arts sections of the Core Curriculum Course List.

(LMGT-1319) Business Logistics    

This course focuses on the role logistics and supply chain management play in achieving competitive advantage. We will learn that businesses compete as supply chains rather than as stand-alone companies. We will discuss the need for supply chain solutions that are flexible and capable of adapting quickly to rapid changes in the business environment.

(MATH-1324) Mathematics for Business and Economics

A course in finite mathematics for business students including sets, basic algebraic properties, linear equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, the exponential and logarithmic functions, the mathematics of finance, systems of linear equations and matrices, linear inequalities and linear programming, the simplex method, and an introduction to probability.

(SPCH-1321) Business and Professional Communication

After completing this course, you will: understand the elements of communication, be able to manage and apply interviewing skills, be able to define and analyze the process of small group communications, and be able to develop, organize, and deliver an informative and persuasive presentation.